Category: Gifted

Summer of 2016

Despite the Texas heat, we have had a great summer so far. Madison has kept busy in camps, hanging out with friends and continuing school. We do school over the summer because we take more breaks in the spring and Fall when it is…

Gifted Children and the Future

I am a planner. I am also a researcher. I read the good, bad and ugly when it comes to gifted children.  I have read about what happens when you keep them on idle. They have their own path and tempo. Some tend to…

Homeschooling a Gifted Child Is Scary

Homeschooling a gifted child is a scary thing. That is just me being honest. If she were my only child and I had not experienced the education my oldest had at a private school, I wouldn’t know any different. If I didn’t know how…

What We’re Doing Now – Science 

Up until now, we have solely been using the science curriculum from Moving Beyond the Page. We have really liked it and Madison has learned a lot, but I also skipped some of the basics throughout, because it wasn’t the right season or because…

DFW Speech and Debate 

Madison took a summer camp through DFW Speech and Debate last year and loved it. This past Spring she decided she wanted to join the DWF Speech and Debate Club. To join, you needed to have participated in a summer camp and had to…

American Heritage Girls Awards Ceremony 

Through American Heritage Girls, Madison has officially bridged from a Tenderheart to an Explorer. She earned many badges and her Sacagewa Level Award.  American Heritage Girls has had such a wonderful impact on Madison and our family. She has has grown and learned and…

Colorado – A Vacation to Remember 

Last month we decided to switch things up a bit and take a quick vacation to Colorado Springs, CO. It is my birthplace and I loved going back to visit when I as a child, so we decided to take advantage of the off…

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